As far as we know, human beings are the only creatures that tell stories. Think about that for a minute. Let it sink in.
Whichever side of the federal funding for the arts and humanities debate you stand on...please inform yourself of what is at stake locally.
The Humanities indiscriminately touch all of us. I was introduced to the humanities, without knowing it, in grade school.
Why is the budget proposal calling for eliminating the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities such a terrible idea?
My first year as a board member of the SDHC has been a great experience. I’m beginning to see what sort of projects people invest their hearts and souls into.
There’s considerable attention paid to test scores these days—particularly about how well our students perform on reading and math tests.
Nearly seven years ago, I attended an outreach meeting with the Sioux Falls VA Hospital Outreach Director and staff members, as well as members of the SDHC.
I am a Lakota author and educator born and raised in South Dakota. The SDHC has encouraged and promoted my work, and allowed me to develop as an author.
Take something you like to do that adds value or meaning to your life. Ask: why is this important? Your answer—whatever it ends up being—is the humanities.
Goldfish don’t mind living in small fish bowls because their brains are very small, and every time they swim around the bowl, it’s a new experience.
The sole meaning in life is to serve humanity.
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